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7 Outside of the Box Gift Ideas in Redlands

Christmas in Redlands Last updated

Don't brave the crowded malls for yet another sweater set your loved one will return for store credit. Spice up your gift-giving this season by choosing local! Redlands has tons of unparalleled goodies for everyone in your life.

Briggs & Coops 21 East Redlands Boulevard Redlands

Briggs & Coops 21 East Redlands Blvd.

“We have handled a lot of interesting things,” Randy Briggs said understatedly.

Briggs & Coops handles a wide variety of coins, currency, gold and silver that can be perfectly unexpected gifts. But there is also an ornate life preserver ring from a U.S. Navy vessel. And then there’s a lobby card from the film “A Streetcar Named Desire.” Don’t forget about the Disney Dollars or a poster depicting Hitler as a monkey. And then there is the plate with President John F. Kennedy’s face. And old postcards from Redlands. And….

This list goes on and on. There are that many unusual discoveries to be made here.

But at the heart of all things are the coins. One of the BEST gifts one can give. Stop by and chat with the Briggs family and discover that perfect gift for that special person in your life. See more here.

1. BodymetRX

BodymetrRx is the place for that person who has everything but is looking to improve their body composition or performance. They use technology and medical science that will empower your loved one to take control of their health and fitness.

BodymetRX specialize in Personal Metabolism Testing, Optimal Fat Burning Testing, Body Composition, Athletic Performance Testing and Custom Meal planning. Give the gift that keeps giving. Their staff is available to help and support their clients along their journey.

Print and design your own gift certificate from home here or come into the studio and the BodymetRX team will help you decide which assessments will best your recipient!


1916 Orange Tree Ln. suite 406 Redlands, CA 92374

Photo of inside BodymetRX

Photo Credit: Dean Fry

2. Float Evolution

Have you heard? Redlands now has the IE’s only modern float studio called Float Evolution!

Floating only a few months, Float Evolution utilizes the newest in today’s float technology and methods. Using float Suites, designed and produced here in California, by the CA Float Concepts and Pods by the Royal Spa, they’ve created an environment to completely relax and let built-up stress fade away.

In either a 60 or 90 min session, clients are removed from 89.9% of gravity and other stimuli’s. When this happens, all your joints from your ankles up your spine decompresses allowing fresh oxygenated blood and spinal fluid into their compressed tissues. Relief like you’ve never known, unless you’re an astronaut.

Think total relaxation from joint pain, muscle fatigue, mental stress and anguish! And, just in time for the approaching holiday season, as floating has been proven in to reduce muscle tension, state anxiety and stress!

First time floats are only $45! Book your appointment here

Watch a video here


1845 West Redlands BlvdRedlands,CA92373

Photo inside float evolution

Photo Credit: Dean Fry

3. Alec Ian Holistic Center & Spa

Finding the Beauty Within: 

With stress, obligations and schedules, our bodies are exhausted and we don't look our best. Come in for a day of rejuvenation to look and feel your best. 

60 Min illuminating facial with hot and cold stone massage, aromatherapy, and hand treatment 

60 Min Full Body Swedish Massage with foot scrub- for muscle relaxation 

30 Min Infra Red Body Wrap- to detox your body from the inside out. 

Price: $180, reg. $260 

Tour of Health:

Treat yourself or your loved one to alternative medicine, proved to significantly impact health and pain relief.  

60 Min Mind Force Manipulation Therapy 

60 Min Pulse Magnetic Frequency Session 

30 Min Infra Red Body Wrap 

Price: $200, reg. $315

**limo service available for an additional $65 (Call for availability and details)

909-798-3566. Customize and print a gift certificate here

1428 Industrial Park Ave. Redlands, CA 92374

Massage room at Alec Ian Holistic Center & Spa

Photo Credit: Dean Fry

4. The Living Root Cellar

The Living Root Cellar’s organic, cold-pressed, tasty and highly nutritious cleanse will help anyone feel better! Each day of the cleanse comes with five fruit and/or vegetable juices and one sweet almond milk treat to end the day with  for a total of six  drinks. All juices are made fresh in-store twice weekly with local produce. 

 The cold pressed process ensures maximum nutritional benefit to your body due to no heat killing vital enzymes in the extraction process. Come and see how healthy tastes and feels! 

1 day is $45, 3 day is $136, 5 day is $225. See the menu here


12 N. Sixth Street Redlands, CA 92373

Outside of The Living Root Cellar

Photo Credit: Dean Fry

5. Open Door Escape Games

Escape Games are the newest and greatest action adventure experiences out there! At Open Door Escape Games there’s even a kid’s game (ages 6-12). For 60 minutes participants will work together to think their way through the game and ultimately try to escape. This experience is a unique gift perfect for everyone - your honey, grandma, little cousin, best friend, EVERYONE. No matter the occasion, you will have an unforgettable time. Don’t be fooled though, it’s much harder than you think! Do you have what it takes?  

909-747-4784. Book online here

19 E Citrus Ste. 208 Redlands, CA 92373

Jail cell that is part of Escape Games

Photo Credit: Dean Fry

6. Ultimate Carpet Care

Ultimate offers professional cleaning for your carpet, upholstery, and tile & grout. Their team provides professional cleaning with a touch of personal family love and attention. Ultimate isn’t just a cleaning company looking for a one time client; they want every one of their clients to be a lifelong member of the Ultimate family. 

What a better gift to give at this time of year and the gift of clean... call or email Ultimate for a gift certificate that will brighten up your home or office! List of services here

909-633-9988 |

700 E Redlands Blvd, Ste. U337 Redlands, CA 92373

Before and After of Dirty and Cleaned Carpet

7. ibrowcandy

Give a truly outside the box gift this year with ibrowcandy. Permanent eyeliner or microbladed brows are the modern woman’s way of cutting down on their getting ready time. Who wouldn’t want to wake up every day already looking ready to go? Ibrowcandy offers quite a few other intriguing services guaranteed to please that hard to buy for friend or relative. How about a microneedling session to promote collagen and elastin production? Microneedling can help with the appearance of pores, fine lines, wrinkles, even acne scars! Perhaps the plasma pen to help tighten skin is more your besties’ speed? Not everything ibrowcandy offers is permanent, the henna brows last from 2-6 weeks, depending on your existing brows.

Give Becca at ibrowcandy a call for service details and prices. She will always give you personalized attention and customize each treatment to your specific needs. Book online here

Call (909) 648-8318


1. The Energy Lab is not your ordinary gym: We are a health and fitness studio, offering personal training, small group training, and innovative and integrative core fitness classes, including TRX suspension trainer, Pilates, CycleOps Cycling classes, FitCore, HoopCore - hula hooping, and Foam Roller Restoration and Rejuvenation classes. We specialize in functional core fitness training and wellness from the inside out! We offer Bootcamp Events, Cooking Classes, Kids Classes, parties, meditation and relaxation. We train for longevity and healthy living! T'ai Chi.